MATRIARCMATRIARC (Medication Assisted Treatment Recovery Initiative for Arkansas Rural Communities) is a partnership with the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Arkansas Department of Human Services designed to expand evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorders.

An addiction psychiatrist is available free of charge via telephone to offer consultations to primary care physicians, general psychiatrists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and mental health professionals providing medication-assisted treatment to patients dealing with opioid use disorder.

The service is available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding state holidays. Call (501) 526-8459 or (833) 872-7404 to speak to a trained addiction specialist.